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Social media highlights from Bird LA Day

May 3rd, 2015 · No Comments · Audubon California, Audubon Chapters, Bird L.A., Birding, Nature education and activities

Wow, Bird LA Day yesterday was amazing. While we’re still sorting through our photos and video from the various events, we thought we’d pull together the social media highlights to give an overview of the amazing breadth of activity across the larger Los Angeles area. Enjoy. Share on Facebook

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Downy Woodpecker in 1930s California textbook

April 22nd, 2015 · No Comments · Audubon California, Birding, Nature education and activities

We recently stumbled across an old California from the 30s called “Through the Year.” It’s a fun look at how the natural world changes with the seasons, from a young child’s perspective. We particularly loved this small section on the Downy Woodpecker. Share on Facebook

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“We couldn’t be prouder of Debs Park”

April 18th, 2015 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities

As part of the Audubon Center at Debs Park’s Earth Day celebration, Audubon California and the National Parks Conservation Association partnered to make a loud show of support for accessible open space. The NPCA is talking up its #findyourvoice campaign, which is designed to rally people to show support for our National Parks. One of […]

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Waking up to the calls of Black Oystercatchers

March 9th, 2015 · Comments Off · Black Oystercatcher, Nature education and activities, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary

Guest post by Casey Skinner Education and Engagement Manager for Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary One of the more unforgettable moments for the Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary Audubon Youth Leaders was this weekend’s visit to Slide Ranch. Slide Ranch is located on the Marin coast and provides visitors a chance to experience the daily […]

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National Wildlife Refuges announce fee-free days for 2015

December 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Bird Habitat, Birding, Federal Policy, Important Bird Areas, Nature education and activities

Get outside and enjoy some of the country’s most magical places – America’s national wildlife refuges will offer free admission on these days in 2015: January 19 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day February 14-16 – Presidents’ Day Weekend September 26 – National Public Lands Day October 11 – First Sunday of National Wildlife Refuge Week November 11 – Veterans Day The […]

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Baltimore Orioles and global warming

October 20th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird L.A., Birding, Climate Change, Global Warming, Nature education and activities

In this video, Diego Zapata talks about how the Baltimore Oriole launched his love of birds, and how he intends to help the bird survive the challenges of global warming where he lives in Los Angeles. Zapata is a member of the Audubon Center at Debs Park Arroyo Green Team, a group of young people […]

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How much wood can an Audubon volunteer chuck?

September 26th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities, Volunteer

Last Sunday, a group of 40 adults and 40 kids came to Audubon Center at Debs Park from the Young Presidents Organization, San Gabriel Chapter to volunteer and picnic. The group generously donated wood chips for the Children’s Woodland. The children enjoyed Audubon-themed activities including a scavenger hunt, bird house building, live animals, and special cookies with birds. Thank you […]

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We need your vote to launch innovative community project in Los Angeles

September 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Chapters, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities

Audubon California has partnered with Los Angeles-based Audubon chapters to submit an exciting project to the LA2050 Initiative. Building on the work we’re doing with young people in the area, we’re proposing to support teens as they highlight the amazing birds that inhabit the city’s parks, and create connections between residents and nature that haven’t […]

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Audubon chapters spread the love of birds through summer programs

August 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Chapters, Nature education and activities

Loved this article about the Santa Clara Audubon Society’s summer program for kids. This is just one example of the terrific programs for young people run by local Audubon chapters up and down the state. These folks are doing a marvelous job sparking a love of birds and nature that will last these young peoples’ […]

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They started out as strangers but a deep love of the environment brought them together

May 29th, 2014 · Comments Off · Nature education and activities, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary

Guest post by Marisela Alvarez Education and Engagement Manager, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary  On Friday, May 16th the Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary celebrated their first ever Audubon Youth Leaders graduating. The elegant event took place in the Lyford House in honor of our six Youth Leaders Kacie Cox, Richard Serrano Diaz, Mario […]

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Bay area kids turn out in force to support ocean conservation and birds

May 20th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird Habitat, Nature education and activities, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, S.F. Bay

More than 800 students from San Francisco and Marin County schools came to the rescue of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach this morning. They had already learned about the ocean, watersheds, how important it is to keep them clean and healthy (no matter where they live), and their own impact on the marine environment. This morning, […]

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April 26: Audubon Kern River Preserve Spring Nature Festival

April 24th, 2014 · Comments Off · Important Bird Areas, Kern River Preserve, Nature education and activities, spring migration

Spring is here and the birds are moving from their wintering grounds in Central and South America to the breeding grounds North America. Spring will be short this year so get out and enjoy the Kern River Preserve. Share on Facebook

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Los Angeles leads all U.S. counties in nationwide bird count

March 21st, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird L.A., Birding, Nature education and activities

Already known for the movie business, freeways and surfing, Los Angeles may need to add another one to the list: birdwatching. With the recent release of data from February’s Great Backyard Bird Count, a nationwide birding event, comes news that Los Angeles led all United States counties in the number of reports and species. During the […]

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Most bird-friendly California cities

August 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Audubon at Home, Audubon California, Audubon Chapters, Bird conservation, Birding, How to help birds, Local Policy, Nature education and activities

Thank you to everyone who voted for their city (remember this list is purely derived from votes), we really delighted in reading every response. It’s good to know that so many California cities are providing a safe place for birds. Without further ado, here are the top five most bird-friendly cities: Share on Facebook

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WINGS Internship at Debs Park – Emily Cobar

August 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon Center at Debs Park, Audubon Chapters, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities, Uncategorized, urban conservation

The Audubon Center at Debs Park is proud to have worked with 3 incredible interns this summer.  These Audubon WINGS Conservation Education Interns help us develop and deliver our summer camp program to the community.   Over the course of the summer these interns work with nearly 200 kids, helping them see the natural world in […]

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